Sally J. Daub is a serial entrepreneur, investor, board member and corporate advisor with a track record of turning innovative ideas into market-ready solutions. As Managing General Partner of Pool Global partners – a global venture capital fund – her focus is hard tech including quantum, deep learning and AI technology solutions. A seasoned veteran of multiple boards, including Enlitic, Inc., Trillium, and Hydro One, Sally provides expert guidance to entrepreneurs and boards of early-stage technology companies on entering the productization and revenue phase.
As President and Chief Executive Officer of ViXS Systems, Inc. – a company she founded in 2001 – Sally oversaw its growth from a pioneering start-up to a leading provider of media processing semiconductor technologies at the heart of the consumer video revolution, taking the company public in 2013.
An intellectual property lawyer and engineer, Sally’s combination of professional experience and business acumen have been publicly recognized by numerous awards and appointments, including the Women’s Executive Network Top 100 Most Powerful Women (2010, 2011, 2012, 2014), the WXN Hall of Fame (2014), RBC Trailblazer (2010) and Profit Magazine’s Top 100 Entrepreneurs (2010-2014).
Sally currently lives in San Francisco and Toronto, depending on the weather.